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Active Broker’s Choice: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 1.00% to close at $31.18 with the total traded volume of 27.65 Million shares. ¬†Prysm, Inc. reported that GE has selected Prysm Visual Workplace to spark team innovation and alliance within the firm. Prysm technology can be found all through GE’s new interim headquarters in Boston in key business areas, such as the lobby, executive offices, executive conference rooms, and boardroom.

“As we move forward in our journey to become the world’s premier digital industrial firm, the ability to connect seamlessly is critical,” stated Chris Drumgoole, vice president and chief technology officer for GE Digital. “The Prysm technology offers us with new and innovative ways to collaborate both locally and virtually.”

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over GE performance. Out of the pool of analysts 9 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 9 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.46 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.46. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $1.67 and for the one month was for $1.68 as compared to three months ago was for $1.72. Whereas, GE received highest price target of 37.00 and low target of 28.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 32.27 as compared to current price of 31.18.

The firm has institutional ownership of 54.90%, while insider ownership included 0.05%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 2.40. GE attains analyst recommendation of 2.20 with week performance of 1.40%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.06% to $69.57. Finally, analysts shed their light over the WM price targets; maintaining price high target of 75.00 while at average the price target was 68.73 in contrast with the current price of 69.57. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 7 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 5 stands on similar situation; while 6 for the current month as compared to 8 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 1 stands at overweight and 1 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Overweight.

The share price of WM attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 0.95%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 40.98% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -0.69%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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